Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson

Richard, our gardening guru, inherited his love of plants from his grandfather. In his varied career he has set up and managed numerous garden centres, including the award-winning Camden Garden Centre: a self-financing, employment and training project for unemployed young people. Richard’s first TV appearance was on Going Live!, devising fun gardening ideas for children. His writing and broadcasting credits are many and varied, including, The Daily Telegraph, BBC’s Gardener’s World Magazine, BBC2’s How Does Your Garden Grow and of course QVC!

  • March gardening jobs: part 1

    Hi everyone, Spring is definitely on its way and every week sees something new in the garden. Here are some of my gardening jobs to crack on with during the first part of March… Start your…

  • Geranium and fuchsia FAQs

    Hi everyone, The gardening team at QVC have put together some handy FAQs for growing geraniums and fuchsias - I hope you find them useful…  Hardy geraniums How will my geraniums arrive?  Your plants will arrive as size 1…

  • Your gardening questions answered

    Hi everyone, Thank you to all those who have left comments on my blog – it's great to hear your views and to get your gardening questions. I've picked out a few of…

  • Gardening jobs for late February

    Hello everyone, With the worst of the weather behind us (fingers crossed), you can crack on with preparations for your spring garden. Here's my gardening 'to do list' for late February… Make more…

  • A new year, a new home and a new garden!

    The first few weeks of the year have been a bit hectic for the Jacksons! We moved house in early January, the kids have been taking exams and, to cap…

  • About Richard Jackson

    Richard, our gardening guru, inherited his love of plants from his grandfather. In his varied career he has set up and managed numerous garden centres, including the award-winning Camden Garden…

  • My beginner’s gardening tips for 2009

    Hello everyone! It's the start of the new gardening year, and what better time to pick up new gardening tips you can use throughout the oncoming months. Here are some simple beginner's steps…

  • Search by gardening area: Search by plant type: Gardening jobs calendar: Beds and borders Compost and fertiliser Fruit and vegetables General gardening advice Hanging baskets Pests and diseases Window boxes…

  • Tips for sprucing up beds and borders

    Hello! We're in mid-summer now and what with all the BBQs and garden parties, you want friends and family to see your garden at its beautiful best! A great way…

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